KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said the continuation of large-scale infrastructure projects will provide additional lift to the economic growth amid the challenging economic conditions.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Although household debts expanded faster in the second half of 2019, the risk of Malaysian borrowers defaulting on their loan repayment remains low, according to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) said its member banks are currently working out the full details of the proposed six-month moratorium on loan repayments to ensure they will be efficiently executed with minimum inconvenience to customers.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is likely to introduce additional relief measures to ease borrowers affected by by the COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today that it is allowing banking institutions to tap into their capital buffers, and to provide flexibility on several operating guidelines as the nation grapples with the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has announced a 100-basis-point cut in the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) ratio from 3% to 2%, effective March 20.
KUALA LUMPUR: As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday announced another cut of 25 basis points (bps) in the overnight policy rate (OPR), marking the first time in 10 years that the rate has been reduced to 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): RHB Investment Bank Bhd Research said Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) monetary policy committee statement appeared to indicate no further rate cuts unless the GDP growth trajectory is disrupted.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) said it will cut its base rate (BR) and base lending rate (BLR) by 25 basis points effective Thursday, in line with the reduction in the overnight policy rate (OPR) announced by Bank Negara Malaysia today.